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How to ask for a promotion

How to ask for a promotion

A workplace promotion might be handed to you to recognise your efforts, skills, and hard work in your current workplace. But what if that promotion isn't forthcoming? What do you do then? How do you ask for a promotion? It is often the case that we are ready to take...

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Becoming an Authentic Leader

Becoming an Authentic Leader

Whether you are looking for a promotion or are already in a leadership position as a CIO, you’ll be aware of some of the skills that are required to be a ‘good’ leader. Honesty, integrity, ability to communicate and self-awareness among others. But is being ‘good’,...

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What is a CIO? – The CIO role in 2022

What is a CIO? – The CIO role in 2022

CIO stands for Chief Information Officer. It’s a role that was first defined in 1981 and arguably a role that has developed significantly since that time. So what is a CIO and how has the CIO role changed for 2022?What is a CIO? The definition of a CIO from the UK...

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Is anyone capable of being a Leader?

Is anyone capable of being a Leader?

Before answering the question on whether or not anyone is capable of being a leader, we need to define the meaning of the word leader. The dictionary states it is “the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country”. Is this an outdated view of...

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6 strategies to overcome procrastination

6 strategies to overcome procrastination

We talked about procrastinating in our previous blog. The different traits of a procrastinator and how to recognise this in yourself. But how do you overcome procrastination? Procrastination can become a habit. So it’s important to replace those old habits that are...

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Are you a secret procrastinator?

Are you a secret procrastinator?

What is procrastination? The definition of procrastination is “the action of delaying or postponing something” We all procrastinate from time to time. But when we find ourselves doing it regularly, it can become an unhealthy problem that stops us from achieving our...

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Impossible – is it just a word?

Impossible – is it just a word?

Impossible - is it just a word? Everyone, at some point of his or her life, has had a dream. A dream of being someone or doing something special. What was your dream about when you were younger? Scoring the winning goal for your country’s football team? Or maybe...

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10 Essential Tips to Deliver a Talk

10 Essential Tips to Deliver a Talk

As someone with expert knowledge, we are often asked to speak and deliver a talk.  Whether that is to give a presentation, talks at live events or at virtual conferences.   For many of us, this is outside our zone of comfort. But, we’ve discovered that with a little...

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7 Ways to Make More Time

7 Ways to Make More Time

Time is probably our greatest resource and we never seem to have enough of it. As busy entrepreneurs, leaders and CIO’s, time is valuable and so we need to make sure we are doing all we can to use it effectively.Here are 7 ways to make more time in your day. 1. Plan...

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Top Productivity Tools For Tech Leaders

Top Productivity Tools For Tech Leaders

Top Productivity Tools For Tech Leaders You don’t need any fancy statistics to know that advancements in technology over the past 10-20 years have been huge. Now that we can do things faster, and quicker, we ultimately end up with more projects to manage which means...

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Creating a Culture of Wellness

Creating a Culture of Wellness

Creating a Culture of Wellness Gym memberships, in house massages, healthy snacks and team building weekends. These are all great ways of improving wellness in the workplace, but is it enough? How do we create a culture of wellness that everyone is on board with? 70...

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What is sustainability in business?

What is sustainability in business?

What is sustainability in business? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not a new concept to businesses. However, long gone are the days when having a website page dedicated to CSR is enough. Businesses need to stand by their words in the actions they take....

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